Some athletes use Deca during the cutting phase they also supplement it with a low dose for muscular endurance and joint pain relief. It is preferred during hard diets. It also preserves the lean muscle mass which would rather be lost during this diet. It does not have estrogenic effects since it aromatizes 20% times more than testosterone. It does not lead to side effects like water retention which leads to high blood pressure. It is administered once every 2-4weeks. For optimal performance, a single injection per week is suitable.